The male protagonist of "Trompe-l'oeil", Kit, is a glamorous photographer in the mould of David Hemming's character from "Blowup".
Daneka is a petite Danish woman who becomes Kit's client. She is a few years older than him, and the most feminine woman he's ever met. Beautiful models are old hat to him, yet he is instantly smitten by her perfect neck and charming accent. Daneka is quietly impressed by Kit, but she keeps an impeccable cool, assessing him from a distance.
Kit and Daneka soon fall for one another. Their romance is deep and intense, its sensuality deepened by exotic locales such as Paris and the Algarve. However, the pain and grief that Daneka left behind in Denmark begin to seep into her new life with Kit. Will her dark secrets poison their relationship forever?
This romance novel is dark, erotic and beautifully composed.